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Launch sub-Saharan Africa policy

14 July 2022

On Thursday 30 June 2022, Prof. Jouke de Vries, President of the University of Groningen launched the UG's institutional strategy for sub-Saharan Africa (2022-2026), during a festive internal event entitled:

Global Interdependence and Knowledge Production: (towards) a shared agenda for education and research

Seven speakers shed their light on the theme and the policy:

  • Dr. David Cheruiyot (Arts / Media Studies and Journalism)
  • Prof. Hinke Haisma and Mark Aviisah, MSc (Spatial Sciences / Global Health)
  • Ms. Alexandra MBabane Androni, MSc (UMCG / PhD student)
  • Prof. Marc Verheijen (FSE / Astronomy)
  • Kirsten Wolkotte, LLM (Law, Policy Advisor International Relations)
  • Drs. Anita Veltmaat (International Strategy and Relations, Institutional Coordinator for sub-Saharan Africa)

Read more information on the regional strategy for sub-Saharan Africa or contact Anita Veltmaat (africa or j.a.m.veltmaat

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Last modified:14 July 2022 2.18 p.m.

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